The latest version of Genuine Fractals 5.0 adds several improvements and enhancements. First is the new interface and Photoshop CS3 compatibility. Next is the improved scaling algorithm which now allows for 1000% enlargements. This version now works with multi-processors which provides faster scaling results.
Add to that, they have added over 70 Document Size Presets which allows users to crop and resize images in a single step. Genuine Fractals 5.0 also supports resizing Photoshop files with multiple layers. These include adjustment layers, non-rastorized layers, smart objects and alpha channels. You no longer have to flatten files before scaling as well.
They have also added Texture controls to fine tune your detail that you want pulled out. There is built in Grain Control, Sharpening Controls an Photoshop Action support. Genuine Fractals 5.0 supports 8-bit and 16-bit RGB and Grayscale images as well. There is even support for CMYK and LAB color modes as well.
I think that you will be amazed with the quality of image enlargements that can be had with Genuine Fractals 5.0. It installs easily and really requires no learning curve to begin to use. It does take a little bit of time to analyze and reproduce your image. If you have the need to enlarge your images beyond the size that is recommended for your image size, or if you want to improve the quality of your larger images with cleaner detail with better shadow and highlight detail then you should check out Genuine Fractals 5.0